CLEVELAND (TCD) -- A 39-year-old man was arrested after his missing teen girlfriend’s body was found under a pile of clothes.
According to WJW-TV, Bennie Washington was taken into custody on charges of aggravated murder and abuse of a corpse for the death of his 18-year-old girlfriend, Audreona Barnes. She was reported missing in July from Warrensville Heights.
On Thursday, March 17, a cleaning worker reportedly found her body under a pile of clothes on the balcony at Washington’s former apartment on the 4300 block of Warner Road. Washington was reportedly evicted from the apartment on March 11, WJW reports.